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Roger Craig (born July 10, 1960 in Davenport, Iowa) is a former NFL running back who won three Super Bowls (1985, 1989, 1990) while playing with the San Francisco 49ers. He was the first running back to gain more than 1000 yards rushing and 1000 yards receiving in the same season (1985). Since then, only one other running back (Marshall Faulk) has achieved the same feat (1999). He also caught a then-record 92 passes in the 1985 campaign. July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dillon Fountain and Main St. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy The first Super Bowl was played in 1967, as commemorated by this stamp issued in 1999 by the United States Postal Service featuring the ticket for that first game. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1946 Home Field Monster Park City San Francisco, California Team Colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan League Championships (5) Super Bowl: 1981 (XVI), 1984 (XIX), 1988 (XXIII), 1989 (XXIV), 1994 (XXIX) Conference Championships (5) NFC: 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marshall Faulk breaking a tackle from Patriots CB Ty Law Marshall William Faulk (born February 26, 1973 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football player in the National Football League. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Drafted in the second round of the 1983 NFL draft from University of Nebraska, where he once held the record for longest run from scrimmage (94 yards, set during a 1981 game against Florida State), he was a four-time Pro Bowl attendee. 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The NFL draft is an annual event in which National Football League franchises take turns selecting amateur football players and other first-time eligible players. ... University of Nebraska seal The University of Nebraska is the main public higher education outlet of the State of Nebraska in the United States. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues All-Star game. ...


In 1988 Craig was named NFL Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press. 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award is given annually by the Associated Press to the offensive player who had the most outstanding season. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ...


After winning consecutive Super Bowl XXIII and Super Bowl XXIV, the San Francisco 49ers were 14-2 in the following regular season, on their quest to become the first team to win three consecutive Super Bowls. In the NFC Championship Game (his last as a 49er), Craig fumbled, and the Giants recovered and went on to win 15-13. Date January 22, 1989 Stadium Joe Robbie Stadium City Miami, Florida Attendance 75,129 MVP Jerry Rice, Wide receiver National Anthem Billy Joel Coin Toss Nick Buoniconti, Bob Griese, and Larry Little Halftime Show Be Bop Bamboozled - South Florida-area dancers and performers, and 3-D effects U.S. TV... Date January 28, 1990 Stadium Louisiana Superdome City New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance 72,919 MVP Joe Montana, Quarterback National Anthem Aaron Neville Coin Toss Mel Blount, Terry Bradshaw, Art Shell, Willie Wood Halftime Show Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas U.S. TV Network CBS Announcers Pat Summerall and John... The National Football Conference is one of the two conferences of the National Football League. ...


Craig would play one season with the Los Angeles Raiders, and two with the Minnesota Vikings, before he retired after the 1993 season. Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field McAfee Coliseum City Oakland, California Team Colors Silver and Black Head Coach Norv Turner League Championships (4) AFL Champions: 1967 Super Bowl: 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII) Conference Championships (4) AFC: 1976, 1980, 1983, 2002 Division Championships (15) AFL West... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1961 Home Field Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome City Minneapolis, Minnesota Team Colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike Tice League Championships (1) NFL Champions: 1969 Conference Championships (4) NFL Western: 1969 NFC: 1973, 1974, 1976 Division Championships (16) NFL Central: 1968, 1969 NFC... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


As of February 2005, Roger Craig remains the only running back to lead the NFL in receptions.



Attended Davenport Central High School


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